I called an ambulance in early July because of severe abdominal pain is been having for close to 12 hours and they tried to convince me not to go to the hospital, and the ER was crazy busy and succeeded in getting me triaged out to the waiting room and told to sit back down every time I tried to tell the triage nurse out tgeee I was now vomiting blood — lots of it. When I finally got taken into the ER Friday early evening I ended up hearing the words you are in need of emergency surgery — not tomorrow, tonight. When you have a primary immunodeficiency and an allergy to general anesthesia that’s even scarier than it would be otherwise. And I got discharged today from my 8th hospitalization since then. What’s with not being taken seriously when we know something is seriously wrong in our bodies? Subsequently at one same EMTs all but refused to bring me down the stairs (one of the reasons I have put myself through a move where there aren’t stairs) because he said I had done such a good job coming done with their help before, I told him I couldn’t this time and we wasted time arguing about it when I had a GI obstruction. Again, what is with them not listening to us?